Melissa Johnson


Melissa Johnson


Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 47998
Secondary Credential: LPCC - 1704
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4047 First St., Suite 209
Livermore, California 94551

My Approach to Helping

My belief is that people gain a sense of satisfaction with their lives when they make conscious decisions. Conscious decision-making- thinking through choices and consequences and making a deliberate, reasoned choice- helps people feel more in control of their lives, so they are less likely to feel depressed, anxious or overwhelmed.

I help people slow down their thought process so they can consider all their choices and the consequences of each choice, make conscious decisions, and live with the outcome of each decision (even if it wasn't the "best" decision they could make!).

I apply this philosophy to parenting, as well as everyday life. When parents think clearly about their parenting strategies and pay careful attention to what works and what doesn't, they can decrease the conflict in their home, improve the quality of their relationships with their spouse and children, and increase feelings of contentment and satisfaction for the entire family. As the parent of a very strong-willed child, I can tell you that a calm, assertive, confident parenting style can work wonders!

I find that this type of concrete, down-to-earth approach is pretty comfortable for most people. I appreciate the opportunity to help you gain the sense of empowerment and happiness that we all deserve, and look forward to helping you work wonders too!

More Info About My Practice

I am not on any insurance panels, however I will provide a "superbill" which can be submitted to an insurance company by a client for possible reimbursement. I accept cash, checks and credit cards. Please call for current fees.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Individuals considering/engaged in infidelity; individuals or couples that are undecided about continuing a relationship;

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Breakup
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
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